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GOLDEN BELL PEPPER SOUP WITH BASIL OIL

Greetings! Today I’m sharing my delicious recipe for Golden Bell Pepper Soup With Basil Oil. I made this warm and comforting soup for the birthday dinner party I recently hosted. I’m a soup lover and will make it any time of year. But since we are still experiencing some cold weather here in Lake Arrowhead, […]

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HOW TO PLAN A DINNER PARTY

Party planning is time consuming and to be effective it takes lots of advance preparation and a good deal of practice. I’ve been throwing dinner parties for decades and over the years I’ve gone from a frantic, moody hostess to a relaxed and skilled hostess (if I do say so myself) who’s even able to […]

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BEAUTIFUL ICE BOWL TUTORIAL

Beautiful Ice Bowl Tutorial Hi there! Thanks so much for stopping in today. In my last post entitled Easy Yet Elegant Holiday Snacks I showed you how to make a beautiful Ice Bowl as part of a larger blog post. It didn’t include a printable recipe so today I thought I’d reintroduce it as a […]

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HOW TO SET A LOVELY THANKSGIVING TABLE

HOW TO SET A LOVELY THANKSGIVING TABLE I love to set a beautiful table and take a lot of pleasure in doing so. I find this creative endeavor to be quite fulfilling, but it’s a very time consuming activity, often taking me hours. Therefore, I set my table as far ahead of time as possible […]

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HOW TO HOST A BIRTHDAY BBQ BASH TO IMPRESS

Hello dear friends, thanks for stopping in today. Last weekend my husband had another birthday. Birthdays come around far too quickly just at a time you’d rather stop counting the years. It seems like it was yesterday when we were celebrating Brad at my new/old log cabin. Where does the time go??  A lot of […]

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BOOK CLUB IN MY OLD LOG CABIN

Last Friday I hosted my Well “Red” Book Club in my old log cabin. It was an especially exciting meeting because we got to Facetime with the author of our book, Kristy Woodson Harvey. Kristy and her mother Beth are the voices behind one of my favorite blogs: Design Chic. In addition to being a […]

BOOK CLUB IN MY OLD LOG CABIN | Dear Carolina By Kristy Woodson Harvey | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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